Barron's ACT Math and Science Workbook

Barron's ACT Math and Science Workbook

by Roselyn Teukolsky M.S.

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Overview

The revised second edition of this hands-on workbook presents exercises, problems, and quizzes with solutions and answers as it takes college-bound students through all math and science topics covered on the ACT. Separate math chapters cover:

  • Pre-algebra, elementary algebra, and intermediate algebra
  • Plane geometry, coordinate geometry, and trigonometry

    The science sections emphasize the scientific method and focus on how to read scientific passages. Science topics covered include:
  • Data representation passages
  • Research summaries passages
  • Conflicting viewpoints passages

    Additional features include a glossary of science terms and test-taking strategies for success. The workbook concludes with a full-length math and science practice test.
  • Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781438002224
    Publisher: Barrons Educational Series
    Publication date: 10/01/2013
    Edition description: Second Edition
    Pages: 480
    Sales rank: 1,241,867
    Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

    About the Author

    Roselyn Teukolsky has an M.S. degree from Cornell University and was a math and computer science teacher at Ithaca High School in Ithaca, New York for more than 30 years. She has taught physics, chemistry, biology, ecology, and oceanography. She has published articles in The Mathematics Teacher and in the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Yearbook. She is the author of Barron’s AP Computer Science review book and coauthor of Barron’s SAT 2400: Aiming for the Perfect Score. She has received the Edyth May Sliffe Award for Distinguished Mathematics Teaching and the Alfred Kalfus Distinguished Coach Award from the New York State Math League (NYSML).

    Table of Contents

  • ACT Overview and Strategies


    PART 1: THE MATH SECTION

  • 1 Overview of the Math Test

  • 2 Pre-Algebra

  • 3 Elementary Algebra

  • 4 Intermediate Algebra

  • 5 Plane and Solid Geometry

  • 6 Coordinate Geometry

  • 7 Trigonometry


    PART 2: THE SCIENCE SECTION

  • 8 Overview of the Science Test

  • 9 General Strategies for Science

  • 10 Data Representation

  • 11 Research Summary

  • 12 Conflicting Viewpoints


    PART 3: MODEL ACT TESTS

  • Practice Mathematics Test

  • Practice Science Test


    APPENDIXES

  • Appendix A: Some Useful Math Formulas

  • Appendix B: Some Useful Scientific Units
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